Mexican Americans in school: a history of educational neglect [by] Thomas P. Carter.


New York, College Entrance Examination Board, 1970.

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Subjects Mexicains -- Éducation -- États-Unis.
Mexicans -- Education -- United States.
Mexicans -- Education.
United States.
Description xi, 235 pages illustrations 24 cm
Copyright Date 1970.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 223-235).
Also issued online.
Summary A study of the problems of schooling for Mexican Americans in the Southwestern states presents data gathered from interviews with educators during visits to schools and to special projects throughout the Southwest, and identifies three interrelated factors influencing Mexican American children in their schooling: the nature of the diverse Chicano subcultures, the kind and quality of available education, and the nature of local and regional social systems offering equal or unequal educational opportunities.
Contents Foreword / George I. Sanchez ; Introduction ; A history of problems and influences: The early years -- The role of the school -- Mexican American achievement and participation in school ; Failure of the culture: The theory of cultural deprivation -- Mexican American culture -- Mexican American children ; The default of the school: Separation and isolation -- Separation in mixed schools -- Cultural exclusion -- Differences in perceptions and facilities ; Mexican American reactions to school and community: Perceptions of school and education -- Influence of the community ; Special social programs for Mexican American children: Remedial and corrective programs -- Programs to improve the school -- Programs to change the school ; Where to from here?: School and society -- The school's position -- Changing the child -- Changing the school -- Changing society -- Closing thoughts.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)77070
(OCoLC)ocm00077070
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WorldCat Identities Carter, Thomas P.
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